Rite Aid offers the best prices during its Black Friday sales starting 8 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Black Friday

  • Select Rite Aid Stores Nationwide Open 8 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Black Friday
  • Rite Aid Offers Customers Chance to Beat the Black Friday Rush with 50% Off Large Selection of Holiday Products

Camp Hill, Pa., 2016-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready to kick start the holiday shopping season by offering its customers the best prices of the year during its Black Friday sales beginning as early as 8 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Black Friday in select locations.*

“As the holiday season officially begins, Rite Aid is excited to offer its customers the lowest prices of the year this Black Friday,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising and supply chain. “From holiday décor, to gifts for all ages, sweet treats and more, Rite Aid has remarkable savings throughout the holiday season to ensure shoppers get everything on their list.”

Black Friday
Beginning Thursday, lowest offers of the year are available through Saturday and feature popular items including:
• New this year, a special Black Friday deal on the Hobby Grade Swift Stream Camera Drone, available for $49.99.
• New to the Black Friday mix, Duracell cables, surge protectors and power banks, offered at 50% off.
• Buy one, get one free on select As Seen on TV products including Gotham Steel Frying Pan, Colorama Coloring Books, Clear TV, Tac Light and American Aviator Watch.
• Fragrance sets for men and women including Beyoncé, Vera Wang and Nautica available for 40% off.
• Great prices can be found in our beauty department, including Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick available in many shades and Wet n Wild nail set.
• Buy one, get one free offers on Planters 3-Pack Holiday Nuts, the Planters Decorative Holiday Tin Assortment or Holiday Popcorn Tins in new classic holiday scenes.
• Great deal on holiday red and green M&M’s and a buy one, get two free deal on Hershey’s Pot of Gold chocolates.
• Lowest offers of the season on DiGiorno 12″ Pizza, Haagen Dazs Ice Cream and cereal, perfect for unexpected entertaining.
• Buy one, get two free savings on new designs of holiday gift wrap, bags and boxed cards.

Additional Holiday Deals
Beginning Sunday, November 20, Rite Aid customers looking to get a head start on their shopping have the opportunity to save 50% on holiday essentials that will help bring the spirit of the season into the home. Items include a variety of pre-lit Christmas trees from tabletop to 7 feet, traditional ornaments, festive wreathes, nutcrackers, acrylic villages, indoor/outdoor Christmas light sets, large Mickey, Snoopy and classic Santa greeters and extension cords. Also available at Rite Aid and new this year, popular As Seen on TV items including outdoor Star Shower Motion lights and Tree Dazzler.

Rite Aid shelves are also stocked with electronics and toys offered for 50% off including nostalgic products such as a Craig Bluetooth Jukebox and Craig Turntable, 19 inch Craig TV, 9 inch Craig tablet and 8.95 inch HD tablet with Windows, new virtual reality glasses and classic Atari and Sega games. Also on sale, KidStuff toys such as puzzles, memory games, arts and craft activities and stuffed animals in licensed favorites such as Frozen, Paw Patrol, Dory, Star Wars, Trolls and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Cyber Week
Beginning, Sunday, November 27 through Saturday, December 3, wellness+ with Plenti member will receive 30% off their online purchase, and free shipping on orders over $34.99. Visit www.riteaid.com/cyberweek to view the great deals.

Be sure to check the Rite Aid circular each week as select holiday and everyday items give shoppers the opportunity to earn Plenti points through Rite Aid’s new wellness+ with Plenti program. New and existing wellness+ members  can now sign up for wellness+ with Plenti at any Rite Aid store nationwide or online at www.riteaid.com/plenti. Once enrolled, members of wellness+ with Plenti will earn Plenti points on featured items they buy. These points can be used for at least two years for savings at Rite Aid and certain Plenti partners including Exxon, Macy’s and Mobil.

Rite Aid Corporation is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2016 annual revenues of $30.7 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

* Store hours may vary and many pharmacies close at 3 p.m. on Thursday; see www.riteaid.com/stores for details.

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Rite Aid helps back-to-school shoppers gear up for the new school year

Rite Aid Stocks Shelves with Back-to-School Classics for All Grade Levels

Camp Hill, Pa., 2015-7-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready to help back-to-school shoppers gear up for the new school year with a great assortment of supplies, electronics and dorm room decor. From backpacks, to office accessories, TVs, Netbooks and Tablets, Rite Aid is prepared to help any student reach academic success.

“We know that students and parents are looking for a stress-free and seamless transition as summer winds down and the new school year starts,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “With our 4,600 convenient locations, large assortment of products and great prices, our customers will find everything they need to succeed and stand out this school year.”

Technology Trend
Rite Aid helps students stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends by offering quality Craig products at affordable prices such as nine inch tablets and netbooks with the latest Android 4.4 Quad Core Processor operating system, a 19 inch LED TV and a Bluetooth enabled speaker system. For students who are on-the-go, Rite Aid offers deals on the latest cell phone accessories, such as cell phone cables, wall and car chargers, batteries and computer essentials including Memorex USB drives, HP printer ink cartridges and wireless mouse.

Stationary Essentials
Let their creativity flow this school year with staple back-to-school items from Rite Aid. Rite Aid’s private brand Home gives students the opportunity to choose from a wide selection of pens, pencils, highlighters, multicolored notebooks, composition books, index cards, rulers and arts and crafts supplies, also available in brands such as Sharpie, Bic and Five-Star. And no back-to-school shopping trip would be complete without a stylish new backpack and lunchbox to truly make a statement this year!

College Bound
Rite Aid hasn’t forgotten about students heading to college! The latest selection includes furniture from the Rite Aid Home brand. The line offers a wide variety of easy to assemble furniture such as desks, entertainment centers, work stations and storage organizers. Rite Aid makes dorm decorating easy and affordable with cozy blankets, comforters in an array of colors and patterns, clothes hangers, laundry baskets and an assortment of Rubbermaid storage totes and drawer organizers.

Smart Gifts
Rite Aid carries over 200 gift cards to help keep students on top with favorites such as iTunes, Starbucks, Subway and Macy’s. Treat your student to a night out with a gift card to their favorite restaurant such as Applebee’s, Chipotle or Red Robin followed by a trip to the movies with an AMC, Fandango or Regal Cinema gift card. Or to play it safe, select a Rite Aid, Vanilla Visa or American Express Card gift card.

Select back-to-school products give shoppers the opportunity to earn Plenti points through Rite Aid’s new wellness+ with Plenti program. New and existing wellness+ members can now sign up for wellness+ with Plenti at any Rite Aid store nationwide or online at www.riteaid.com/plenti. Once enrolled, members of wellness+ with Plenti will earn Plenti points on featured items they buy. These points can be used for at least two years for savings at Rite Aid and certain Plenti partners including Exxon, Macy’s and Mobil.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2015 annual revenues of $26.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Find the perfect gift for that special someone this Valentine’s Day at Rite Aid stores nationwide

Stores Nationwide Offering New Designs on Holiday Classics

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2015-2-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready to help customers celebrate the season of love. From decadent chocolates, to Valentine’s Day greeting cards, fresh cut roses or bouquets, loveable plush and heart-themed novelties, throughout Rite Aid’s nearly 4,600 convenient locations, shoppers will find the perfect gift for that special someone on their list.

“Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday this year, giving Cupids an extra day to shop for the perfect assortment of gifts for their loved one,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “Whether shopping last minute or planning ahead, Rite Aid carries Valentine’s Day cards, plush, chocolates, giftware, decorations, fresh cut roses and novelty gifts, all at affordable prices, truly making us a convenient, one-stop-shop for all your Valentine’s Day needs this season.”

Chocolate? Yes Please
Whether shopping for significant others, children, casual friends or teachers, this year, Rite Aid is offering a large selection of the staple heart-shaped boxed assorted chocolates in a variety of s. Win your way to your lover’s heart by giving them premium chocolates to indulge in from classics such as Russell Stover, Lindt, Ghirardelli, Dove and Ferrero Rocher. Spoil someone special or treat yourself with candy dish favorites from Hershey, M&M Mars and Nestle. Classroom exchange kits are also available in this year’s favorites such as Frozen, Minions, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Sponge Bob. Rite Aid also has a great selection of Valentine novelty candies including chocolate roses, teachers apples filled with candy, small heart boxes and Valentine themed theater box candy.

Message Delivered
Looking for the right words? Rite Aid has shoppers covered with its assortment of Valentine’s Day cards by American Greetings, perfect to help Cupids everywhere express their feelings this season. New this year, Rite Aid features a collection by Turnowsky, a line of cards by American Greetings, specializing in intricate designs, elegant style and complemented by detailed finishings. Speaking to a variety of age groups, Rite Aid’s card aisle is filled with warmhearted, humorous and simply stated messages available in bold colors and designs.

Perfect Valentine’s Day Combo
Rite Aid is also offering new designs on a wide array of last-minute gifts for him or her featuring love-inspired drinking cups, vases, frames and glass giftware with romantic phrases or words. Add a cuddly touch to the gift with a loveable plush animal such as TY Valentine’s Day Beanie Boos, 11-inch dancing gorillas, soft 29-inch dogs or the popular 50-inch jumbo beige bear. Complete the gift with a perfume or cologne set from designers such as Coach, Calvin Klein, Nautica or Elizabeth Taylor. And don’t forget fresh cut roses by the dozen or a bountiful bouquet starting at $9.99 available February 12 in red, white and pink!

Make it Personal
Rite Aid’s photo center is filled with gift options to make your sweetheart smile with variety of personalized gifts including a 4×6 mini canvas with easel and (25) 4×6 Valentine photo cards, perfect for classroom exchange. Pair your present with a gift card to your significant other’s favorite restaurant or store such as The Cheesecake Factory, LongHorn Steakhouse, Macy’s or Old Navy. Or create a date night, with gift cards to Starbucks and Regal Cinemas.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Rite Aid stores nationwide to help customers complete their last-minute shopping lists with extended shopping hours, gift options, holiday treats and home decorations

Most Rite Aid Stores Offer Extended Shopping Hours From 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Through Dec. 23

Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-12-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are helping customers complete their last-minute shopping lists at each of its 4,600 convenient locations with great gift options, tasty holiday treats and unique home decorations. According to National Retail Federation’s 2014 Holiday Consumer Spending Survey, the average person celebrating this holiday will spend $804.42.

“Our extended hours and wide selection of gifts, toys, gift cards and holiday essentials makes Rite Aid an ideal stop for last-minute Santas,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “Whether you’re shopping for gifts or putting the finishing touches on your tree or home.

Holiday Treats and Sweets
Searching for a sweet gift or stocking stuffer? Rite Aid has an assortment of candy and premium chocolates from Lindt, Russell Stover, Godiva and Ghirardelli. Shelves are stocked with holiday classics ranging from candy canes to chocolate covered cherries, HERSHEY’S KISSES and festive M&M’s. For the sweet tooth in the family, wrap up a 1 pound candy bar from Reese’s, Snickers or York brands. Don’t forget about the ever-popular Holiday popcorn tins. Packed with different flavors, shoppers can choose from 16 distinct designs including Coca-Cola, Disney and various holiday scenes. In addition to hot deals on Planter’s Peanut Holiday 3-packs, customers will find a special holiday blend of the popular Royal Dansk Butter Cookies, a baking center display complete with recipes for special treats and mug gift sets from Transformers, My Little Pony, Star Wars and Starbucks.

Toys Galore
Rite Aid’s very own line of toys, Kids Stuff, offers great value and an assortment of gifts for kids. For little boys, radio-controlled cars and helicopters, a mini-foosball table or drum set. For the princess in the family, Rite Aid carries gifts including Sofia the First Color N Style activity kit, Frozen inspired games and plush puppy carriers. Add a plush friend to any little one’s present, picking from favorite characters like Olaf, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, My Little Pony, Rudolph and Dora.

Electronic Craze
Be sure to check out Rite Aid’s great deals on Craig tablets, netbooks and a 19-inch flatscreen television, and the new Midland wearable camera, which allows the user to capture all of the action from an incredible point of view. And back by popular demand, the Atari and Sega systems, which are packed with new games. Customers will also save on the 36-inch Tower Speaker and a wide selection of ear buds.

Celebrity Beauty Gift Sets
With 100 options to choose from, customers will find fantastic savings on celebrity and designer fragrance gift sets from favorites such as One Direction, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Beyonce and Nautica. Shoppers will also find great value in Rite Aid’s exclusive “Wet n Wild” 8-piece nail enamel set and a broad selection of bath sets including Dove, Caress and Axe. Give a unique gift to someone special like a massaging neck pillow or jewelry tree.

Deck the Halls
From hot prices on gift wrap, gift bags and boxed cards to great deals on light sets, trees and ornaments, Rite Aid has everything shoppers need to decorate their home and prepare for the holidays. Light up the street with an outdoor inflatable Christmas character and inside, our popular 5-foot tall animated, singing and storytelling Santa. Turn the house into a Winter Wonderland with holiday décor items including village collection pieces, snowmen, bears, wall art and live poinsettias available at select stores.

Gift That Keeps On Giving
With over 200 to choose from, Rite Aid has the perfect gift card for that hard-to-buy for person on your list. Popular for this year will include Rite Aid, iTunes, Google Play, Olive Garden, Applebee’s, Home Depot and Old Navy, along with the American Express and Visa gift cards.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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Select Rite Aid Stores Nationwide Set to Open 8 a.m. Thanksgiving and 7 a.m. Black Friday

Select Rite Aid Stores Nationwide Set to Open 8 a.m. Thanksgiving and 7 a.m. Black Friday to Kick Off Busiest Shopping Weekend of the Year

Camp Hill, Pa., 2014-11-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid stores nationwide are ready for customers to dash through the aisles in search for the perfect gift, décor or holiday essentials at great prices with many of its 4,600 convenient locations open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and opening at 7 a.m. on Black Friday.* According to the 2014 Accenture Holiday Shopping Survey, 45 percent of consumers plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day, an increase from 38 percent in 2013.

“Rite Aid is offering something for everyone this holiday season, whether they are looking for items that are new and exciting or traditional holiday gifts,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “Our shelves are stocked with this year’s must-have items and we’re offering tremendous value through our wellness+ program. With our easily accessible locations and expanded hours, Rite Aid is sure to be a convenient destination for shopping during the busiest shopping weekend of the year and throughout the holiday season.”

Members of Rite Aid’s free wellness+ program will enjoy super savings on this year’s hottest items including:

Holiday Décor

  • The popular 5 ft. tall animated signing and storytelling Santa is returning this year for $59.99.
  • 50% off wide selection of Christmas décor including wreaths, wall art, village collection pieces and candles to turn any home into a Winter Wonderland.
  • An assortment of artificial Christmas trees varying in with great deals on light sets and batteries.
  • Stock up now as assorted holiday boxed cards, gift wraps and gift bags are buy one, get two free.

Holiday Gifts

  • Deals on Craig tablets and netbooks can be found for $69.99.
  • For $29.99, Rite Aid has a Midland wearable camera, which allows the user to capture all of the action from an incredible point of view.
  • A great selection of cosmetic, bath and fragrance gift sets available in both Men’s and Women’s from favorites such as Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Nautica, Stetson and more.
  • A variety of children’s toys including radio controlled cars and helicopters, mini-foosball table, Barbie, Disney Frozen book set and an assortment of plush stuffed animals.
  • 2 for $9 on Holiday Popcorn Tins where shoppers can choose from 24 distinct designs including Coca-Cola, Disney and various holiday scenes.
  • Stock up on decadent holiday chocolates from favorites such as Hershey’s Pot of Gold, Russell Stover, Ferrero Rocher or Peppermint Roca.

Picture Perfect Holiday Greetings and Gifts

  • Get your personalized holiday greeting card out of the way as Rite Aid is offering a new broad assortment of multiple-image greeting cards to help spread the cheer to friends and family.
  • Other great photo gifts include mugs, holiday ornaments, wall decals, tablet covers and cell phone cases; visit RiteAid.com to find great values on 8×10 canvases and feather-light wood prints.

Check out the Rite Aid circular for all Black Friday deals available through Saturday. And for customers who don’t feel like fighting the crowds, visit shop.riteaid.com. Shop comfortably from home and enjoy exclusive and expanded merchandise offers, the same sales and promotions as in-store customers, plus free shipping on all orders now through Dec. 6.

Spread the Social Cheer
Beginning Dec. 1, Rite Aid will feature an array of “One-Stop Stocking Shop” themed content on its social media channels. Followers will enjoy exclusive seasonal deals, customized stocking ideas and have the chance to win Rite Aid gift cards on Rite Aid’s Facebook and Instagram channels. To enter the giveaways, fans will have a chance to guess what gift is wrapped in festive holiday wrapping paper by looking at the shape of the product and reading clever clues. For holiday deals and delights, visit Rite Aid’s social channels at www.facebook.com/riteaid,  www.instagram.com/riteaid and www.twitter.com/riteaid.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

* Store hours may vary and many pharmacies close at 3 p.m.; see www.riteaid.com/stores for details.

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Rite Aid’s brings the hocus pocus this Halloween season with expanded selection of costumes, accessories, party supplies, pumpkin carving kits and more

CAMP HILL, Pa., 2014-10-7— /EPR Retail News/ — From spooky to whimsical, Rite Aid’s nearly 4,600 convenient nationwide locations are bringing the hocus pocus this Halloween season. With an expanded selection of costumes, accessories, party supplies, pumpkin carving kits and more, Rite Aid is your one-stop-shop for those who plan ahead or the last minute shoppers. According to National Retail Federation’s 2014 Halloween Consumer Spending Survey, total spending on Halloween this year will reach $7.4 billion.

“With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, we know many of our customers will make it a weekend affair,” said Tony Montini, Rite Aid executive vice president of merchandising. “Whether it’s last minute shopping before trick-or-treating with the kids or hosting a thrilling party, Rite Aid makes this year’s Halloween preparation easy thanks to our convenient locations, great values and large selection of merchandise from enchanting to chilling.”

Rite Aid has all the Halloween candy lovers’ desire. Shelves are stocked with festive favorites such as Snickers Pumpkins, Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins, Russell Stover Caramel Pumpkin Candy, and Twix Ghosts. Or go traditional with candy trick-or-treaters love, M&M’s, Kit Kats, Skittles, Twizzlers, Candy Corn and more. Be sure to stock up on variety bags, perfect for the big night!

From face masks to full costumes, Rite Aid has kid and adult costumes covered. Choose from Zombie Hunter, Spiderman and Transformers for boys and butterflies, witches and doctor costumes for girls. Complete any costume with accessories including multicolored wigs, beards, half and full face masks, capes, stockings and hats of all kinds. Create your own look with a make-up kit or washable color hairsprays. From Dracula to zombie, clowns and more, any look from gory to comical can be achieved.

Turn any home into a haunted house with graveyard decorations including tombstones, yard stakes, spider webs and caution tape. Host a boo-tiful party and pickup monster mash essentials such as decorative candy bowls, platters, skull drinking mugs and placemats. Create an eerie atmosphere with spooky lighting, gloomy door covers and frightening wall art.

Not into spooky or scary? Rite Aid carries a wide array of indoor and outdoor harvest home décor. Welcome fall with autumn door wreaths, decorative table tops and wall hangings, artificial pumpkins and floral arrangements, scarecrows, bales of hay, owl candle votives and pumpkin gel clings.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of the nation’s leading drugstore chains with nearly 4,600 stores in 31 states and the District of Columbia and fiscal 2014 annual revenues of $25.5 billion. Information about Rite Aid, including corporate background and press releases, is available through the company’s website at www.riteaid.com.

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